Administration of Medication in Schools
The Department for Education & Skills / Department of Health Guidance.
- 3 hr3 hours
- Customer's Place
Control and Administration of Medication in Schools: 3 Hours Course Overview: This course is designed to ensure that any employee who may administer medication, do so with regard to safe practice and in accordance with The Department for Education & Skills / Department of Health Guidance. Who needs this qualification? This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in schools and colleges in the public and private sectors. Unlike many of the courses offered by our competitors, this course is specific to the Education Sector and highlights issues such as; the importance of documentation, consent, parental responsibilities, such as handing medication over to the appropriate member of staff and to administer medication themselves if possible. Why is this training important? Adequately trained staff will reduce the risk of litigation, as well as ensuring the health and safety of pupils/students, by acting in accordance with the guidelines set by The Department for Education & Skills and The Department of Health. Learning Outcomes: What is medication Why people take medication Control and management of medication Support pupils with medication Staff indemnity Benefits and Risk The Community Team How medication works Controlled medications Disposal of Medications Safe storage of medicines, The rights of the individual, Abbreviations used in medication, Routes of administering, Errors in administering, Legal requirements and compliance aids. The Course is 3 Hours duration and will be delivered at your own premises or a convenient off-site location. Delegates will receive a Handout Pack and Course Outline for use on the day. Delegates will also receive a Certificate of Attendance within a week of the event. All courses are fully evaluated using our own documentation, but in-house evaluation methods can be used if preferred. Department for Education advice on health and safety for schools
Cancellations Terms: Should circumstances mean that you have to cancel your training course and are unable to transfer your booking to another date at the time of cancellation, the following charges will apply: Cancellations and Transferring of dates/Names Terms: Should circumstances mean that you have to cancel your training course and are unable to transfer your booking to another date at the time of cancellation, the following charges will apply: Notifications by email: 21 – 15 days we refund 75% of the course fee. 14 – 8 days we refund 50% of course fee. 7 days or less no refund of course fee. Deductible booking fee before 21 days of £5pp from total refund. Transferring of training date/Name between 14 -8 days £10pp admin fee.
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